Jan Tinbergen was the first Nobel prize winner in economics. He shared that honor with Ragnar Frisch. The focus of their research that earned the Nobel prize, was “pioneering work in the field of econometric, the field at the intersection of statistics, mathematics, and economic theory” (p. 125). Erwin Dekker, a cultural economist provides this very comprehensive book about Jan Tinbergen. Dekker is on the faculty of Erasmus University, in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Keywords: Jan Tinbergen, Ragnar Frisch, econometrics.
JEL Classification: B3.
Cite as: Gentle, P. F. (2022). Book Review on Prof. Dr. Erwin Dekker (2021). Jan Tinbergen (1903-1994) and the Rise of Economic Expertise. SocioEconomic Challenges, 6(3), 157-158. https://doi.org/10.21272/sec.6(3).157-158.2022